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Web Tools for Teachers: Classroom Management

There are a lot of great classroom management tools on the web. The tools below are free, easy to use, and they do what they say they will do:


Blooming Apps– A large collection of resources connected to the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy.

The Differentiator– Experiment to create differentiated objectives for students of all levels.


Engrade (discontinued June 30, 2019)- Engrade accelerates achievement by enabling educators to connect the right learning resources to the right student at the right time.

JumpRope– JumpRope helps teachers, schools, and districts move beyond traditional grades towards standards-based feedback on mastery.

LearnBoost– Our beautiful design and wonderful user experience makes you wonder why you’ve been using other gradebook software.

ThinkWave– Online gradebook and school management software with grades online for students and parents.

Learning Management Systems

Collaborize Classroom– Collaborize Classroom® is a free online collaborative education platform that allows students and teachers to transcend the boundaries of their physical classroom to engage in an online collaborative learning environment.

Edmodo– Edmodo helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential.

Google Classroom– Classroom helps teachers save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication with students.

Haiku Learning–  Haiku Learning revolves around your content. Create classroom pages, add and organize content blocks, change layouts, and publish whenever you’re ready.

LearnBoost– All the software you need to manage your classroom and school.

My Big Campus– My Big Campus is a web-based social learning network developed for K-12 school districts.

Moodle– A free, open-source PHP web application for producing modular internet-based courses that support a modern social constructionist pedagogy.

NoteBookCast– A real-time shared online whiteboard in your browser, teach, explain, sketch. For work, study, fun …

SharpClass– This site offers a set of classroom tools for teachers to use every day. The primary purpose is classroom/behavior management using a web-based system, but it also includes tools for managing parent contacts, attendance, class websites, classroom jobs, learning centers, seating chart, and much more.

Student Behavior

Class Dojo– ClassDojo is a classroom tool that helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators.

Student Response Systems and Engagement Tools

ClassPager– Engage your classroom with polls, exit tickets, after-class reminders, and more — delivered to each student on their own phone or tablet.

GoSoapBox- GoSoapBox is a web-based clicker tool used by educators around the world to keep students engaged and gain real-time insight into student comprehension.

Mentimeter– Mentimeter allows you to use mobile phones or tablets to vote on any question you specify.

Plickers– Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.

Poll Everywhere– Audience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter, and the web. Responses are displayed in real-time on gorgeous charts.

Socrative– Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.

TodaysMeet– TodaysMeet helps you embrace the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime.

Other Tools

e.ggtimer– Use it like an egg timer or a count down timer.

Online Stopwatch– A Simple, Fast Flash Online Stopwatch and Online Countdown timer always available when you need it.

Remind 101– A safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents. Free.

Random.org– A great collection of randomizers.

SignUpGenius– Group organizing made easy.

WhichDateWorks– Need everyone’s availability at your fingertips? WhichDateWorks.com takes the hassle out of planning.

Help Build the Toolbox

If you know of other great classroom management web tools, please share them in the comments below.

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Rich September 14, 2015 at 9:17 am

I really like classroom management from stoneware (http://www.stone-ware.com/lanschool) It allows teachers to monitor student screens, remove distractions, assess student progress so they can help if a student is falling behind etc. It has definitely helped me become a better teacher.

Carlos June 23, 2015 at 4:37 am

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Jennifer Scott February 22, 2015 at 9:13 am

Google Classroom is a great tool to use.

Nathan Powers January 13, 2014 at 8:53 am

http://www.simplevle.com/v3/index.jsp provides a totally free set of class management tools which include an online quiz designer, grade book, lesson planner, and a tool for student taskings and homework assignments. The site also provides users the option to create a profile with an optional profile picture. The site includes a messaging service that simplifies teacher and student communication and finally a chat room for every class you create.

Josh January 2, 2014 at 6:26 am

http://www.SharpClass.com is a set of classroom tools for teachers to use every day. The primary purpose is classroom/behavior management using a web-based system, but it also includes tools for managing parent contacts, attendance, class websites, classroom jobs, learning centers, seating chart, and much more. Enjoy!

Sarah Stephens
Sarah Stephens September 5, 2013 at 11:50 am

LMS: http://www.haikulearning.com/

Student Response: http://www.gosoapbox.com/


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